For primary care, children see a specialist known as a pediatrician. So, why do children not see a dentist who specializes in their care as well? It might surprise you to discover that there are pediatric dentists you can turn to. These dentists are dedicated to the oral health of children, focusing on everything from education to facial growth and development. Our dental office is geared towards the treatment of those under the age of 18, starting when the first baby tooth erupts. We can also work with those who are medically and physically compromised.
Worried it is too early to bring your child to the dentist? The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry suggests that your child start seeing the dentist by their first birthday, though it is best to see one as soon as the first tooth erupts. Doing so helps establish key elements of oral healthcare for your child, including:
If you feel that your child’s oral healthcare should be handled by a dental office that is tailored to their needs, contact us to schedule an initial consultation.